The Motor Vehicle (amendment) Bill that proposes hefty fine and stringent punishment for traffic violations will be introduced in the budget session of parliament provided it is received from joint select committee of parliament, said Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.
“I am hopeful that we will receive the bill from the joint select committee of parliament in budget session and it will be introduced as soon as we receive it,” said Gadkari.
Speaking at the launch of Road Safety Week here, Gadkari said that the bill has been prepared in consultation with state transport ministers and all states are on the board to ensure tougher punishment for traffic violation.
Expressing concern over rise in road accidents in 2015, Gadkari said that government is taking several measures to make roads safer for drivers.Read More…
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